Donate to Our Community Barn

Help us build a Community Barn

Cultivating Hope Farms is looking to grow our facilities! We are hoping to raise $500,000 to complete a community barn at our location.

The Cultivating Hope Community Barn barn will give our special farmhands a lifetime of experiences with the completion of:

Not only will this building change the lives of our special farm hands with autism and intellectual delay along with their families, but will also positively impact the local community, economy, and leave a lasting legacy for years to come.

Currently, all programming is limited by weather as there is no indoor space.  

This barn will allow not only program growth but increase the ability to serve more families. from surrounding areas.

Goal of $500,000

Sponsorship Levels

Any donation will help us reach our goal.

Legacy – $100,000+

Gold – $75,000+

Silver – $50,000+

Bronze –  $25,000+

Barn Raiser – $10,000+

Barn Hand – $2500+

Barn Supporter – $1,000+

Barn Helper – $1-1,000

Sponsorship & Naming Opportunities Available

All donations over $2,500 will be permanently recognized on the Legacy Wall located in the barn’s multipurpose room.

Donate Online

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Donate By Mail

Mail check to Ames Bankers Trust

Bankers Trust
c/o Cultivating Hope Farms – Barn Campaign
3725 Stange Road
Ames, IA 50010

Donate via Venmo

Username @cultivatinghopefarms

All gifts to Cultivating Hope Farm are tax deductible

(Tax ID #84-3115767) and contribute to the thriving vision of the organization and people with autism and special needs

Thank you to Our Current Sponsors


Departments of Kinesiology, Business, and Design

Concept endorsed by Dr. Temple Grandin

A world-renowned spokesperson for autism and humane livestock handling, she is currently professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University

Endorsed by CHF’s American Ninja Warrior-Blue Jean Ninja



Sasha Aarsen


Gina Perkins